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Soul Magazine receives Catholic Press Association awards

Soul Magazine receives Catholic Press Association awards

By Vincent Covello – The Catholic Press Association, with more than 250 members working in the Catholic media, announced its magazine awards for articles published in 2016.  Soul Magazine received three awards: First Place in the prestigious Magazine of the Year category for Prayer and

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The force was with Yoda

The force was with Yoda

by Sandy Koenig – Like many Catholics, I have often called upon Saint Anthony of Padua, known as “the finder of lost things”, when I have misplaced something. Usually a thought will go through my head or I will recall something that leads me to

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Fellowship of Catholic University Students turns to Mary during Fatima centenary

Fellowship of Catholic University Students turns to Mary during Fatima centenary

Recognizing the significant impact the college years have on a young person’s future, Curtis Martin founded the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) in 1998, which now has nearly 600 missionaries on 125 college campuses. This year, the organization will consecrate its apostolate before The Blue Army’s Immaculate

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First Saturdays are entrance into deeper meaning of Fatima

First Saturdays are entrance into deeper meaning of Fatima

By Father Thomas Dufner – Fatima is a wonderful place where we are drawn into the heart of Our Lady and there are made her true children filled with her own life. Through this “school of Our Lady” we enter into the sacramental life, the

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National Blue Army Shrine to receive Fatima icon

National Blue Army Shrine to receive Fatima icon

The National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima has received a beautiful Fatima icon, written by Vivian Imbruglia from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.  After writing an icon for the 2016 “Year of Mercy”, she was moved that the 100th anniversary of Fatima followed right after.  She set

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The characteristics of True Devotion to Mary according to St. Louis de Montfort

The characteristics of True Devotion to Mary according to St. Louis de Montfort

By Barb Ernster – Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary was one of the key aspects of the Fatima message. Fatima is known as the “school of Mary” because it is within her Immaculate Heart that we learn best that perfect devotion to Jesus

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Francisco and Jacinta to be canonized during Pope Francis’ visit to Fatima May 13

Francisco and Jacinta to be canonized during Pope Francis’ visit to Fatima May 13

Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Francisco and Jacinta Marto at Mass during his visit to Fatima May 13, 2017, making them the youngest non-martyrs to ever be declared saints. The decision was made April 20 by a consistory of cardinals. Pope St. John Paul II

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The glory of Easter and the Holy Triduum

The glory of Easter and the Holy Triduum

By David Carollo – On Good Friday, the most solemn day of the year, it is important to immerse oneself in the reality of what we commemorate. The greatest act of love and mercy in history took place on this day. The sin of Adam

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Love One Another as I Have Loved You

Love One Another as I Have Loved You

By Donal Anthony Foley – Holy Thursday initiates us each year into the Sacred Triduum, which begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper tonight, Maundy Thursday, and ends on Easter Sunday. It is the calm before the storm, commemorating the last few hours Jesus

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Russia in the Year of Fatima

Russia in the Year of Fatima

Victor Khroul, PhD, is an associate professor at Moscow State University, Journalism faculty. A Roman Catholic who grew up under the communist Soviet Union, he provided this interview about Russia today to Barb Ernster. It is published in our centennial issue, Fatima: 100 Years of

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